What is the Public Trust Doctrine?
The Michigan Public Service Commission is currently accepting comments on Enbridge’s request to relocate Line 5 in a tunnel beneath the Straits of Mackinac.
In this issue read more about our work in Michigan to get out the vote for environmental champions, protecting our Great Lakes, updates on our Michigan legislature and endorsed candidates, our fight to shut down Line 5, how our canvass staff has shifted to organizing safely and effectively, and a recap of our 2020 Great Lakes Award Celebration.
Our state is defined by water, and in Michigan our water belongs to the people. But we don’t always act like water is our most importance resource.
Governor Whitmer, Attorney General Nessel, and Secretary of State Benson had their work cut out for them when they were sworn into office in 2019.